A humble narcissist

It was cool at the time

For a long time, I thought my tendency to come off as incredibly confident despite being so shy meant that I was being fake or inauthentic.
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Gabriel Garzón-Montano Jardín | Stones Throw Records Grade: A-

Gabriel Garzón-Montano makes quiet magic on ‘Jardín’

In February 2015, a full year after releasing his debut album Bishouné: Alma del Huila, Gabriel Garzón-Montano emerged from obscurity to become an overnight sensation as the sampled voice on Drake’s “Jungle” that suffocated so tenderly under Drake’s own vocals. In the years that followed, there was no new music
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Migos Culture | 300 Entertainment Grade: A-

Migos defines ‘Culture’ on latest album

Migos’ second studio album, Culture, opens with a boast from perennial hypeman DJ Khaled. Maybe having DJ Khaled spit out his Snapchat truisms on a track is a symbol of the Atlanta-based rap trio’s heightened clout. But here, Khaled operates as a mediator — a middleman who handily, if bluntly,
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2016 album of the year fantasy draft

There is no denying that 2016 was the year that the album bounced back. Whether you spent days waiting for the prolonged release of Kanye’s The Life of Pablo, or months scouting out Frank Ocean’s whereabouts, the return of the album turned the release of music into an experiential event
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